Aman K. Batra is an Indian-American poet from Artesia, CA. She graduated from UCLA in 2014 with a degree in Creative Writing, and has since built her career in written and performance poetry. She is a National Poetry Slam finalist, a member of the 2016 and 2017 Hollywood Slam Team, and a teaching artist in Los Angeles and Long Beach county. She works to inspire risk-taking, unlearning, and creative expression in her classroom. Her work as been featured on All Def Poetry, Button Poetry, The Huffington Post, and Vibe. Aman’s first chapbook collection entitled, Stolen Thing and Dripping Love, are both available on her website,